Tetrahedron: Definition & Formula


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A tetrahedron has height 7.5, and its base triangle has base length 3.4 and height 6.1. Find the volume of the tetrahedron. Round your answer to the nearest whole number.

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1. What is the volume of a tetrahedron with vertices at the points (0,0,0), (2,0,0), (0,6,0), and (0,0,3)?

2. Find the volume of a regular tetrahedron with side length 5. Round answers to the nearest hundredth.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and the accompanying worksheet give you the chance to find the solution to problems that include tetrahedra. You will need to use your knowledge of mathematics to fully complete this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Problems on this quiz will require you to examine tetrahedral and solve for:

  • Volume
  • Surface area
  • Side length

Skills Practiced

In addition to practicing your skills in math, you will also be working on the following abilities:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on tetrahedra
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of mathematics formulas to answer questions about tetrahedra
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve tetrahedra practice problems

Additional Learning

The lesson associated with this worksheet and quiz, titled Tetrahedron: Definition & Formula, will give students the chance to learn more about this shape. Subjects that this lesson deals with include:

  • What a tetrahedron is
  • Examples of regular tetrahedra
  • Equations related to tetrahedra